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Orei Miklat

(lit. "cities of refuge") In biblical times, six cities in the Land of Israel were designated as "cities of refuge." A person who accidentally killed someone found safe haven there from avenging relatives.

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Entry for 'Orei Miklat'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/o/orei-miklat.html. 2012.

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